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. see what a judge decided his cruel actions should cost him. >>> plus, a puppy isenjoying some sweet dreams and justin bieber's new dream job. the victoria secret angels give a sneak peek of their new ?;sho. >> you know6z what i noticed abt these girls? they all have great hair. >> beautiful hair. love them all. >> that's dash cam video from a patrol car of a traffic stop that quickly became scary. you see officers with their guns drawn there were three people in this car and they ended up arresting everybody. you're about t.'r see why. they opened the trunk. yes, there is someone in the trunk of this car. let me tell you how this man got there. this man is actually an employee at a circle k. s shop. one of his customers asked him %$ a tire iron. he handed it over. he did see thisfá woman and two men outside struggling with their own car. when the store was closed he started walking to his car and saw these three people trying to steal a tire from his car. he confronted them. one of the men starting attacking him. they put a towel over his head, bound his wrists, stuffed him in the
meaningful action to prevent tragedies like this regardless of the politics. this evening, michele and i will do will every. and i would do is hug our children a little bit tighter. we will tell them that we love them and remind them how deeply we love each other. there are families who cannot do that tonight and they need all of us a break now. the days to come, the community needs to us to be as our best as americans and i will do everything in my power as a president to help. while nothing can fill the space of a lost child, love one. all of us can extend a hand to those in need to remind that we are there for them. that we are praying for them. the love that they felt for the lost and doors not just in their memories also in hours. indoors. may god bless the memory of the victim's. indoo and door and he will the brokenhearted. and pined for warmth endour... there is a vigil outside of our white house tonight. hundreds of people wanted to express their grief and support for the families. tonight - there is a vigil outside the white house. this was the scene earlier. hundreds of people
would not be here if they did not lon >> they are making a profit on action what happens. >>reporter: state senator jerry hill, whose district covers san bruno and who is among those leading the charge for stiffer penalties and more oversight of pg&e, has harsh words for the utility company and the state. he says quote."pg&e owns the state of california and the puc.it's shameful that they would allow pg&e to profit from their behavior, their negligence, their poor maintenance." >> this is not over by a longshot. >> to try to make sure that this will not happen again the customers will have to pay over the $2 billion in upgrades and collect their normal rate of return on investment 11.3%. the mayor is expected that they will make between 140-$140 million. >> by making a profit of the explosion. it >> by making an explosion they should not have to make it at the expense of ratepayers. >> this continues to fill us and we need a voice for the people, the public to look out for our safety could not charge us more money and blow up our neighborhood. >>reporter: that is an estimated $1 per
should know your school's action plan. no your school's alert system for parents and create or review your family's action plan. if you you aren't familiar with these plans, today is a good day to start learning about them and asking about them because they expect a lot of questions from parents. >> kristen: since friday, here in the bay area, it was a weekend filled with memorials to remember the victims of sandy hook. in san francisco, st. mary's cathedral dedicated regular sunday mass to families in connecticut. in other cities, numerous vigils and memorials to the victims as people come to terms with the tragedy. tonight at 7:00 there will be a service of o the peninsula. it will take at first presbyterian church in burlingame. >> two key senators are calling for more restrictions on assault rifles. joe lieberman wants a commission to review national gun laws and national health system. he wants to close loopholes that allows gun buyers to avoid background checks. california senator dianne feinstein wants a vote on a assault weapons ban on the first day the congress is in session.
tonight -- president obama -- promising action. grant lodes is here with more. >> president obama is talking tough after the mass shooting that we just saw. today,mister obama took the podium this morning with vice president joe biden at his side. the president.talking tough on the need to reduce gun voilence.especially mass shootings like the one we just saw. today we learned the vice president will lead a task force that will present a set of gun control recommendations to the president. >> it is encouraging of all backgrounds are willing to challenge and change longstanding positions. that conversation has to continue but this time those words need to lead to action. the point that this is complex no longer is an excuse for doing nothing. the fact that we cannot prevent every act of violence does not mean that we will steadily reduce the violence. and prevent the very worst violence. that is why i have a past vice president to lead members of my cabinet and outside organizations to come up with a set of concrete all lines with proposals that i intend to push without delay. the
. >> there is no action required today. the action was in october. >> okay. okay. is there any public comment? commissioners, any further questions? >> i'm just -- thank you. it's nice to be on the positive side of the ledger when we originally looked at this they were in the negative and we would have to come up with mon. >> great and we passed it october but it's a good struck and you are thank you for doing that catherine and port staff. okay. >> item 10a request authorization to award master contract to three firms. joint venture for these firms listed here and needed engineering professional related services each in the amount of 1.5 million dollars. >> good evening commissioners. i am mr. sal liteo and contract manager for the port. today we're requesting authorization for the port to award projects to these three firms for as needed engineering and related professional services contracts. each in the amount of 1.5 million dollars and totaling 4.5 million dollars. so as you may recall back in march of this year you authorized the port to issue an rfg for as needed engineering and
.s. supreme court took no action on prop 8. the justices were expected to announce whether they will review the legality of prop 8. the high court also took no action on several cases involving the u.s. defense of marriage act which denies federal benefits to married same-sex couples. the next conference will take place try day >>> oscar grant case in court again today unarmed oakland man shot to death by police officer johannes mehserle in 2009. officers for other officers involved in that shooting are appealing a federal judge's ruling they are not immune from liability in the family's civil suit against bart. the jury found mehserle guilty of involuntary manslaughter. >>> head of muni has a plan to appease critics of the city's central subway plan. muni chief wants to extent the central line through chinatown north along stockton street into north beach. he wants a station built at old pagoda theater on columbus and powell. north beach residents have been vocal about the disruption. the current plan calls for tunneling to extend into the area so drilling boards can be brought to the surf
action. this is about the price action, what the charts are telling us. if you can ignore the catastrophes or the crises that we have had over the past two years, the charts have been very, very positive. the recent lows we saw, this extreme low where the stock market sold down 9%, we have seen an amazing bounceback and then follow-through last week that i am very encouraged by. if we can get back above the 1425 pivot from august, they really can set this market on fire one more time. > historically, have you seen anything else like this alan? > > again, the market is focusing on issues, and we have moved past it. if you think about the debt ceiling crisis last year, we moved past it and made new relative highs. so it has been one hurdle after another that we have overcome. and if you look at the long-term charts, look at a 15-year chart, we have done this now, this will be the second time in the s&p. and if we get back to these recent highs at 1470, and we add the distance of the hole that we dug ourselves on top of that, we target 1600 in the s&p, which is about 13% abov
are going to have to come together and take meaningful action to prevent tragedies like this. regardless of the politics. this evening, michelle and i will do what every parent will do. hugging our children a little bit tighter and we will tell them that we love them. we will remind each other how deeply we love one another. there are families in connecticut that cannot do that tonight. they need all of us, right now. an hour days to come, the community needs to be our best as americans. i will do everything in my power as president to help. while nothing can fill the space of a lost child, loved one. all of us can extend a hand to those in need. to provide the memory that we are there to provide the memory, what they have lost not just in their memories but also an hour's. in our memories, let us, bless the memories of the victim's in the words of scripture, and he will be broken hearted. and to bind up their wounds. >>pam: president obama also ordered all flags go half staff. and at the u.s. capitol the report earlier today from john boehner. >> the most recent his three guns at the ti
investigation begins. last night, president obama spoke to the community in pain vowing to take action using the power of his office to make sure that another massacre like this happens again. >> we can't tolerate this anymore. >> after they are laid arrest res today the rest of the children will be buried later this week. >>> this morning, we're hearing a new story of survival. sandy hook school nurse is talking for the first time about the moment when she said she knew something terrible was happening. in an exclusive interview she said she heard loud upcoming noises and hid under her compute desk. >> i could see him from the knees down. >> right in front of you? >> 20 feet away, his boots were facing my desk and then he turned around walked out. i heard the door close. >> she and the school secretary called 911 and stay lid en for almost four hours. they were petrified and didn't know how many shooters there were. >> there is are in details about the gunman. a spokesman says lanza took classes there when she was just 16 even earning some a's but eventually dropping out. faculty member he
the secretary's swift action underscores how effective she is. >> secretary of state hillary clinton says she's recovering from a concussion. a deputy secretary testified in her place. >>> ed lee says he's planning to propose new legislation to get firearms off the streets. the move comes after two teenagers were gunned down in the bayview district last weekend. lorraine blanco is live with the details. >> reporter: mike, the mayor started his news conference, he said the city needs to make the streets of bayview -- the bayview district safer. he also said we need to provide more alternatives safer and he talked about the sandy hook tragedy saying we need to respond to the tragedy with tougher legislation nationwide. >> i joined over 750 other players across the country using social media and the technology that's available to us to signal a demand to congress that we need a plan and a plan and action to follow that, to ban these assault weapons. ♪ >> reporter: just before the mayor's news conference, members of the archdiocese of san francisco held a prayer vigil for the teen killed on sat
of the newtown shooting. the president seems to have been missing in action on this issue. he is now saying he's turning a page and saying no longer, we are going to take action. he wants a concrete that of proposals within one month. >> on the second topic, telling republicans to take the deal. he says he's gone more than halfway in the negotiations with the republicans. this seemed to overtake the briefing, perhaps more so than the statement on the massacre. does it appear that they are close, like the president argued, or far apart? >> at some point it looks like they are clothes and other times it looks they are farther apart. there's a lot of political posturing and both sides have very strong opinions about this. it seemed to hijack a news conference. the president came out to talk about gun control and spent more than half hour talking about. the fiscal about we don't know what the point to happen next. only a few days before the end of the year. at which time everybody taxes go up if the two sides to nothing. the president said the american people are behind him and they support the id
. this is not an armed drone. if the iranians brought it down, the u.s. will see that as a very aggressive action. last month, the iranians tried to shoot down a u.s. drone in the same place. almost exactly a year ago, the iranians brought down a high-tech drone, one used by the cia. that was inside iranian territory. as you said, this will raise tensions in a very sensitive area. u.s. has thousands of service members in the gulf, just a few miles from iran. and the u.s. continues to accuse iran of trying to develop a nuclear weapon. ron? paula? >> nick schifrin with the latest from london. thank you, nick. we'll see you in just a moment. >>> also from london, kate middleton, the duchess of cambridge, is hospitalized there, for a second day. doctors are keeping a close eye on the 30-year-old future queen of england, whose pregnancy was announced just yesterday. >> now, kate is suffering from a rare and severe form of morning sickness. the palace says she is expected to stay in the hospital for several days and will need a period of rest when she's released. we'll have more from london on the royal baby
demanded action. (chanting) shame on nrasot words alone cannot heal our nation, only action can do that. gun violence is a national epidemic, and a national tragedy that demands more than words. we are the only industrialized that has this problem in the whole world. the only one. and that's why we need immediate national action from the president and from congress. it should be at the top of their agenda. washington. the nra. took down its facebook page friday. after posting a thank you for its 1.7 million "likes" a texas congressman offered an opposing view. saying things might have been different if the school principal had a weapon. >> so when she heard gunfire she pulls it out, and she didn't have to lunge heroically with nothing in her hands but she takes him out, takes his head off before he can kill those precious kids. >>reporter: as the victims are remembered. the debate on gun control is not forgoten. justine waldman kron 4 news >> you may be wondering how the u-s compares to other countries when it comes to gun ownership and regulation. we found that the u-s has the highest
a $2 loss in the gold market. sharon epperson is track being the action down at the nymex. sharon? >> gold prices are finishing the day basically flat here, sue. we're right around $1,693 an ounce. keep in mind, gold prices have lost about $50 in the last week or so and goldman sachs today saying that they are lowering their three, six and 112-month forecasts on gold. they say $1,825 is down from the $1,840 level were expecting. for 2013 they look for the arch price to be $1,810. freeport mcmoran, $9 million deal to diversify into energy, the world's largest copper producer, still a lot of interest in copper. they say their opinion on copper has not changed. retail investors looking to buy copper, buy gold as well. of course freeport is one of the world's largest producers of gold. they're doing it through the exchange traded products. the jjc for copper and gld for gold. copper prices nearly coming in to where gold prices are the last month or so as gold prices and gold holdings are at record levels. back to you. >> thank you very much, sharon. >>> let's get the trading action he
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. but one amazing young man has taken action. >> and he has been for years, in fact. that's because he's a survivor of another school shooting and has travelled the country to reveal just how easy it is to put lethal firepower in just about anybody's hands. abc's terry moran has more. >> reporter: this heartbreaking season continues in newtown. this season of funerals. as the country struggles to make sense of the horror, there's a voice you should hear. >> i know what it's like. it's the worst day of their life. it's chaotic. it's hopeless. [ sirens blaring ] >> reporter: colin knows what it's like to be in a classroom when an armed madman bursts in and starts shooting people. colin was a student at virginia tech. >> it was the most terrifying nine and a half minutes of my entire life. >> reporter: he was hit by four bullets. three of them are still in him. weeks after the shooting, he recalled those moments. >> the shooter came inside, and we were all on the ground, not moving, not making a scene at all. just lying there, acting -- playing dead, almost every one of us. yeah, it's bee
's the time to take action. call unitedhealthcare today. >>> the 2012 election, yes, that was so last month. that means it was time for -- a political editor paul stein hauser in washington calling the never ending campaign, paul? >> hey, deb, the presidential election may be fading into the rear view mirror. but it sounds a lot like campaign season. >> i spent a lot of time on the campaign trail visiting with people like you. push. >> pushing to avert the fiscal cliff. house republicans hours before the president's trip, pushed back against mr. obama's plans in their own campaign style video. >> this notion of $250,000 being the top 2% or the wealthy people in america, ignores the way most small businesses work in america. >> this political fight's over policy, but if you weren't paying attention, you would wear that the presidential election was still going on. while the fiscal cliff battle plays out, campaign politics marches on. >> i want to help create a better united states. we're months removed from the 2012 election, but governor rounds is looking forward to 2017. while 2014's a lon
are certainly planning to take action if that eventuality were to occur. >> sir why's foreign ministry issued a statement on syrian tv saying they would not use chemical weapons against syrian people. cnn's pentagon correspondent barbara starr live in new york with us. good to see you. >> good to see you. >> how much faith can we put in the syrian government spokesperson and suggestsiing tt the people of syria are safe from chemical weapons. >> there is a new wrinkle here. in the last couple of days u.s. intelligence has got information that the syrian regime is moving its chemical weapons around. that basically, it looks like what they're trying to do maybe combine them with the missls, the rockets, artillery shells. the worry of the u.s. is latest movement signals they are preparing to put their weapons in a position to attack. whether they'll go ahead with it remains to be seen. why would they even be doing it right now? >> i think americans are familiar with hearing about saddam hussein's weapons. >> this is different. >> it is not the same. they're sophisticated. they have surface to sur
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, go ahead and have one of those. he can do something now. >> he can. there are executive actions he can take outside of recommendations. here are just three of them. first, recess appointment of an atf director. it's astounding, the head of the atf has not had a steady director in six years. the current director commutes from minnesota. the u.s. attorney from minnesota as well as acting director of the aft. a recess appointment could block that log jam. significant first step. second, the justice department can prosecute criminals who lie on their background checks. in 2009, most recent year we have statistics, 71,000 criminals were found to have lied on their background checks. the fbi reported it to the feds, the feds only prosecuted 77. that's one tenth of one percent. >> criminals are getting guns, bypassing the background check. >> final thing, reinstate the ban on imparts of automatic weapons. this goes back to the first president bush. in 1989, after a school shooting in 1989, signed a ban on importing automatic weapons in the country. it was double down by president clinton.
southwest settles a multimillion-dollar class action lawsuit. are you on the receiving end? that's tonight on abc news at 11:00. and stepping out. the duchess of cambridge's first public appearance since >>> the duchess of came brag made her -- cambridge made her first appearance since her hospitalization. the former kate middleton was a presenter at a sports show in london. the duchess seemed composed and comfortable. she and prince william are expecting their first child. the duchess was hospitalized for acute morning sickness. >>> deputies are investigating a fatal collision between a pedestrian and train near hayward. it happened near west blossom way and times avenue around 7:00. th is just outside the hayward city limits. the tracks were shutdown while authorities investigated. the authorities have not released the identity of the victim. >>> two people managed to walk away from a car fire today. alan wang shot this video. he was there before the fire department arrived on scene. the accident happened just before 4:00 this afternoon. the driver lost control while exiting highway 24 a
action to prevent more tragedies, to save future children. >> because what choice do we have? are we prepared to say such violence visited on our children year after year after year is somehow the price of our freedom? >> reporter: but a couple hundred people who marched from capitol hill to the offices of the national rifle association, and new york city michael bloomberg standing with victims of gun violence, there is one issue to confront -- access to guns. >> this is just ridiculous. this is an outrage. we are killing each other. and we're the only industrialized country in the world doing it. >> reporter: proposals being pushed in congress include reinstating the ban on certain types of semiautomatic rifles, which expired in 2004. and banning high capacity magazines. even some gun stalwarts such as west virginia democratic senator joe manchin sounded a bit more compromising. >> i don't know anyone in the sporting or hunting arena that goes out with an assault rifle. i don't know anybody that needs 30 rounds in a clip to go hunting. >> reporter: white house officials say the pres
and understand the needs to learn the consequences of his actions, helping him with his wife when football or college is over with. have an impact like that, i can't imagine another field of endeavor that is more rewarding than having that kind of impact on the young man. you would know that from raising your family and as they get older that is what i'm trying to do. liz: i am proud of you. you are really an example. it is never too late to go for that dream. congratulations. >> that means so much to me, thank you so much. liz: thank you ag, happy holidays. >> you got a birthday coming up. liz: i do. thanks for reminding me. the tenth annual twenty-nine cabarrus they. td ameritrade chairman and coach of the coastal carolina, we will be back in just a minute. we are holding on to these grinding higher moves up 14 points. want to y to crack it? yeah, that's the way to do it! now we need a little bit more... [ male announcer ] at humana, we understand the value of quality time and personal attention. which is why we are proud to partner with health care professionals who understand the diffe
, but eventually here on the bus, her water breaks. >> the bus driver brings into action. starts flashing his emergency lights, speeding toward the hospital, you see her push her pants down. >> she just pulled the baby out of herself? >> yes. >> someone pass the hand sanitiz sanitizer. >> someone passes her a blanket, a ambulance passes bye, and they flag it down, and they take mother and child to the local hospital. this was a baby boy, 7 pounds, 3 ounces. >> she pulled that baby out of her up and downs like a rabbit out of a hat. >> it all happened in 15 minutes, an labor for this woman? >> she is smacking that baby on the bus. >> you have to make sure nothing is blocking the baby's passage way. >> she apparently doesn't need a hospital. >> hope they wiped down that seat after. >>> this isn't this guy's day. not even a little bit. a helmet cam on a motorcycle rider, having trouble gets his bike to start. now he is playing catch up, so he has a full fist of throttle, trying to catch up with the rest of the room, they're gone, out in the desert, and he gets ab t about .3 miles into the race
. by the way, in the middle of the action between tigers and lepers there is a fox. what is interesting about the fox the fox is like i think somebody is watching me. who is that? hey. let me get out of here. maybe the fox is doing the walk of shame and got caught. they believe that the father and daughter. >> daddy daughter time. >>> let's move to thailand where baby is having bath time. she got a new pool and mommy is trying to teach it how to jump in. she is like i am going to play with the trainer and mom. i love how trying to get into the pool -- >> it is a baby pool. i would think they dug a pool in the enclosure but it is a baby pool. >> mom is showing her how to do it. you stand in here and cool off. >> what is interesting is that these elephants live at the elephant nature parkture is an 80-acre preserve. the mom was brought there because she was a victim of land minds. the good thing is that she is getting good quality mom time. don't you love how the elephants are watching like somebody is getting the first bath. that is like awesome. a baby pool is perfect for a baby elephant. >>>
as the resident left. in the meantime, work crews sprang into action to clear away the potentially dangerous debris out of the road. mill valley, terisa estacio, kron 4. >> we are back here live. we also had the trees down in st. francis drake, lucas valley, west gate. please be aware of your surroundings and take it slow on the freeways. even though it is not pouring take that extra effort to be extra careful reporting live in onvato.. dan kerman, kron 4. >>pam: while dan has been monitoring the conditions in the north bay. kron 4's charles berkeley. >> right now, there is a light rain that has been clearing but about 1.5 hours ago restarted again. the interstate-80 is behind me. westbound towards the city it has been a very wet day in the east bay powerhouse >> the rain started falling early friday morning in the east bay. this is video from highway 24. near the caldecott tunnel. further east along highway no. 4/oakley there were two cars that collided around 1:00 p.m. in the rainfall. that a young boy was ejected he might not have been wearing his seat belt he was flown to a children's h
nearby work crews sprang into action to clear away the potentially dangerous debris localized flooding. and businesses were fearing the worst had the sandbags piled high. just in case. we are live on highway 1 0 1 and sells a little i can tell you. in nearly eight hours, and of sausalito-it has not been raining. it has been running heavy, medium but now it is finally been quiet. but the wind is starting to pick up. the focus, going forward in the north bay is that this a saturation with already downed trees but this next concern could be more don't trees and even a landslides. with even more-and downed trees. we will adjust have to wait and see that is the latest from sausalito. >> the wet weather may drive theimade it difficult of where advisor around the bay area during harrowing. especially on bay area bridges.. where advisories this is a live look at traffic now on the golden gate bridge .. the bay bridge. >> the rain had let up after a long, wet today in the east bay. >> the rain started and even the threat of the morning. it continued further east on highway no. 4 in oakley with
issue of same-sex marriage. the nine justices met behind closed doors on friday but took no action. the high court could act tomorrow when it's scheduled to release orders or the justices may choose to discuss the divisive issue when they meet for another scheduled conference on friday. >>> and then there were two. this weekend alabama rolled over the georgia bulldogs 32-28 to earn a spot against undefeated notre dame for the coveted bcs title. the crimson tide are looking to win back-to-back titles and their third title in four years, which would be an unprecedented achievement. we'll see if they do it. >>> ter five years, david beckham is hanging up his american soccer jersey. the british soccer superstar played his final major league soccer game last night and even managed to go home on a high note. the los angeles galaxy beat the houston dynamo to win the mls cup. after the game, beckham reflected on his time in the states and the impact he's on on the sport. >> i just hope people have enjoyed me playing here and watching me play for the galaxy. it's what i always hope for when
weapons. ta she said the u.s. is planning to take action if there is credible evidence of a threat. she did not say whether there that woinformation that would suggest an attack is imminent. theire reiterated, chemical heapons are a red line for the ed statstates. >> i'm not going to telegraph in any specifics what we would do hatthe event of credible evidence that the assad regime hemicalorted to using chemical weapons against their own people. >> reporter: the international community has failed to peop intervene in the conflict that as killed nearly 38,000 syrians since the uprising began. e are ds this morning," margaret brennan, prague. >>> in japan this morning at least nine people are dead after it's unclof a highway tunnel collapsed. it's unclear why those massive concrete slabs broke away from the tunnel walls on sunday. smoke an lucy craft reports smoke and wi dust are interfering with rescue operations at that tunnel about 0 mimles west of tokyo. >> reporter: surveillance grimas inside the tunnel relayed the grim conditions inside. eteestimated 270 concrete toning panels, weig
the cdc. there is prevention but you have to take action now dan kerman. >> if you've not gotten a flu shots you should consider one. the flu season is are arriving earlier than usual. >> it is unusual to a peaks in december and january is usually the main one. this year it looks like on the eastern portion is already building up steam heat. >> kaiser and walnut creek say that this is strain is also more potent. which is why everybody over six months should get a flu shot. and those most at risk. >> children have a higher risk of getting serious. with chronic conditions, diabetes, and the elderly. >> people of void because if it will give them the flue but it's not true. >> that is a myth. is just a piece of the virus and it is not a portion for the virus to cause the flu. >> other flu vaccine places will have it until well next year but the few really want to protect yourself the time to get if it is now. dan kerman, kron 4. >>this just in to the kron 4 news room all of muni subway trains are still not running. we have video from the market and van ness there were not able to board tr
people to lose everything. now congress is taking some action. abc's jim avila reports. >> it was just grand, this was our dream. >> reporter: the family home, dream and nest egg for wisconsin's linda and jim mcmahon until it had to be sold out from under linda to pay back a reverse mortgage as soon as her husband died. >> i get a letter sorry to hear about your husband passing away. buy the house or move out. >> reporter: reverse mortgages give homeowners an immediate cash payment in exchange for future equity allowing them to stay in the house until death. but only people 62 and older qualify. linda was too young to be on the mortgage so when her older husband died, she lost everything. it is only one danger inherent in the reverse mortgage. >> hi, i'm fred thompson. >> hi, i'm henry winkler. >> reporter: critics say, tv commercials prey on seniors. the government is warning reverse mortgages are not free money. >> turn equity into tax free cash. >> give you tax free cash. >> they're not being told. about the downside. >> reporter: right now in america, 57 seniors in reverse mortgage
meaningful action and we should also point out, and ratings on the game title so parents have a sense of how violent and nonviolent the games have to be, but maybe you're seeing the evolution in public opinion, but kind remains to be seen. coming up, dr. sanjay gupta, he'll take a look at the mental health angle of the story. wait till your kids move back home after college. we were going through so much of the bargain detergent. and the clothes didn't look as good. but since we switched to tide we use much less. an amazing clean for all three of our full-grown dependent bundles of joy. that's my tide, what's yours? plays a key role throughout our lives. one a day men's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for men's health concerns as we age. it has 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day men's 50+. >>> the national coverage of the newtown shooting, several residents have said the shooter adam lanza had asbe berger's syndrome. sanjay gupta takes a look at the fact and the fiction behind this misunderstood condition. >> asperger's is a type of autism. doctors call autism a neurode
for dehide addition and an injured shoulder. more than 140 responders were on the scene and kick action is credited for preventing a bigger disaster. >> did a great job. setting up the command system. >> ama: investigators say the fire erupted in the rear of a lower level apartment unit and there were working smoke detectors in the build writh started. >> on the peninsula, three horses were killed on highway 2880 after escaping from a farm. two horses were struck by a car around 5:00 a.m., and the third horse was hit moments later by another car. northbound lanes of 280 nor of al pipe road were closed for two hours. all four horses escaped from a ranch bat mile from the freeway. >> the last one that put the horse away thought the gate was locked good, and obviously it wasn't. and it's a shame we lost three horses. the only good thing is that the gentleman that hit them is doing okay, i guess. >> ama: the drives of both cars were hospitalized with nonlife-threatening injuries. >> with new year's eve two days away, the local police agencies and chp are staffing dui checkpoints. checkpoint
to the search for solutions to gun violence. president obama promised action on sunday at that interfaith vigil for the victims of the newtown shootings. at least one pro-gun rights advocate in the senate said everything should be on the table. abc's pierre thomas has the latest on the call to action. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. many americans are demanding that something be done to stop nightmares like what we saw in newtown. what that something should be is where the fight begins. >> all: shame on the nra. >> reporter: at nra headquarters in virginia on monday, an angry crowd. >> all: shame, shame, shame. >> reporter: hordes of activists protesting the gun lobby. and the debate ignited again. but those in support of the nra questioned whether the assault rifle used in the newtown massacre was really the issue. conservative columnist john fund called in yesterday. >> the bottom line is, the laws don't work. these mass killings are because of psychotic or mentally ill individuals. >> reporter: but some political leaders are fed up with the nation's gun violence.
the people of newtown, they're not alone. a powerful call to action. a president filled with angry. >> i come to offer the love and prayers of a nation. mere words cannot match the depths of your sorrow. nor can they heal your wounded hearts. you're not alone in your grief. >> reporter: consolation first. and then, a call to action. >> this is our first task. caring for our children. if we don't get that right, we don't get anything right. can we truly say, as a nation, that we're meeting our obligations? the answer is no. these tragedies must end. and to end them, we must change. >> reporter: president obama, stricken and stern, promised to make america safer for our children. >> i'll use whatever power this office holds to engage my fellow citizens in an effort aimed at preventing more tragedies like this. are we really prepared to say we're powerless in the face of such carnage? >> reporter: across the audience, tears became sobs, as the president remembered those who shielded the children. >> dawn hochsprung, mary sherlach, lauren rousseau, vicki soto, rachel davino and anne marie murphy.
rape of a woman on a bus. they say they will take tough actions against rape and violence against women. >>> the volcano started spewing ash and gas. it is on the border with argentina. so far no evacuations have been ordered around the area. >>> pg&e has offered $550 million in the deadly san bruno explosion. but the utility will not admit to safety breaches fathering a criminal charge. consumer groups turned down the deal. eight people died and 20 people were hurt in the explosion. >>> accounts were filed by the company in ireland. the social media said they funneled money which was transferred to the cayman islands. they say it is known as a double irish where payments are moved to subsidiaries in order to pay lower taxes. >>> the tools come and decide to make muni scheduling the focus of app problems showing real locations to passengers. for now it's being tried out at the station. >>> they were routed by the seahawks. seattle got up to a 14-0 lead in the first quarter by this time martian lynch. he scored the first two touchdowns and david scored for another touchdown. they have no
the lives of 20-school children. president obama promised meaningful action to prevent gun violence. today. he took the first step toward that goal. grant lodes is standing by with more on that. grant ? return to index of stories... president obama talking tough this morning.about the need to reduce gun voilence.especially mass shootings like the one we just saw. and today we learned vice president joe biden will lead a task force that will present a set of gun control recommendations to the president. issues likey to be at the forefront.military-style assault weapons, high capacity ammunition clips, and loopholes to get around background checks. the president said he will make very specific proposals once he gets the recommendations next month. on friday.the n- r-a will talk for the first time since the elementary school shooting. return to index of stories... california has some of the toughest gun laws in the nation - but some state lawmakers are looking to make them even stronger. as kron four's terisa estacio reports, one lawmaker says, there is still a lot of work to be done. on the
. hagel said military action is not a viable, feasible, responsible action. president obama. for secretary of defense, chuck hagel is not a responsible option. >> that's from the emergency committee for israel, pro israeli group, of course. i want you to listen also to what senator joe lieberman, an independent and another very prominent republican senator from hagel's own party had to say about him over the weekend. >> i would have some really serious questions to ask him. not just about israel, but to me, the most significant foreign policy challenge for president obama and our country and the world in the next year or two is iran and its nuclear weapons program. chuck hagel has had some very outlying votes on that. >> i don't think he's going to get republican votes. i like chuck, but his positions, i didn't really quite frankly nomo all know all of them. >> senator lindsey graham, very prominent senator, already some of hagel's own republican party coming up against him. >> we'll see if this campaign against him is effective enough, i guess, barbara, in order for this nomination not to
. but it recommends no disciplinary action right now. the report also says the attack was the work of terrorists and that there was no protest outside the consulate before the attack despite those initial reports. of course, now the reason that turned into such a political football, we saw what happened to susan rice and that's a reason perhaps why she got derailed as potential secretary of state to follow hillary clinton. so the report kind of blames the system, but not any one individual, but says repeated requests for security were not followed by the folks on capitol hill, the state department or the white house. >> and secretary of state clinton at least has taken responsibility in a sense for the shortcomings and said we're already on the path to fixing this. that's a good thing for her, because many people are saying why didn't you testify in front of the committee about benghazi? >> she was sick, but some folks said interesting timing on that. particularly if she is eyeing a run in 2016. she didn't want that sound bite to live on forever if benghazi -- >> the cynics. >> politics is a cyn
's what her friends said. tonight they talked about the heroic actions that she took in her classroom when the gunman burst through the door, how she rushed the kids into a closet to try and save them and then of course the gunman took her life. as we were out here tonight with her sisters and her brother, her cousins and all of her friends, and doing what they can to remember her, i spoke to one young woman, a friend of soto's for many, many years. just listen to how she struggled to talk about how she will remember her. >> she was always at the house smiling. she drove us to cheerleading practices a couple of times. i'm also a teacher and i can't even imagine going through what she went through. i think her putting herself out there -- she's just an angel and she just went straight into heaven. there's no doubt about that. >> don, the reason why soto's family decided to hold this vigil tonight, the reason why they showed up and gave us pictures, pictures by the way that soto's mother picked out because they were her favorite pictures. the reason why they did all this is because they did
meeting across the country and then people taking action and going to their legislators and saying we want these laws changed. otherwise it's not going to happen. >> i'll come to you after the break. remember, you can call and send a question on twitter. we're getting a huge reaction, and not everyone agrees with what i believe on this, but many do, too. we'll talk after the break. [ female announcer ] research suggests cell health plays a key role throughout our lives. one a day women's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for women's health concerns as we age. it has 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day 50+. it has 7 antioxidants to support cell health. with two times the points on dining in restaurants,? you may find yourself asking why not, a lot. chase sapphire preferred. there's more to enjoy. schwab bank was built with all the value and convenience tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 investors want. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 like no atm fees, worldwide. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and no nuisance fees. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 plus deposit checks with mobile deposit. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 and manage
'll see going into the first few months of the year i believe very positive price action for all the equity indexs? >> what now, rick? what say you? what now? >> i liked dan greenhouse's comment. in a perverse sort of way. if there really is any austerity, you'll hear an ouch or some squawking or bellyaching which is the fiscal cliff. if we went over the cliff, they be we actually would have at least a touch of austerity, but nobody wants that. i contend, and i said this back in 2008, we're going to have to experience some pain. i don't think there's any way around it. it's just a question they keep putting it off, and one final thought, i'd like the idea that lamar alexander and senator corker. >> bob coaching, right. >> the $1 trillion debt ceiling raised for $1 trillion of spending cuts, i think that's pretty good. i know we've heard it before. senator corker talked on the santelli exchange with me a week ago about it, but everyone is thinking about the debt ceiling, and i think that's where the meat is going to be, and the next three charts that we're showing are from august
the hour for immediate action is here" to avoid the fiscal cliff. if there's no deal by midnight december 31st. there will be automatic tax increases and spending cuts. we'll have more from our political analyst in a minute - but first. kron 4's justine waldman is back with more on our developing story. >> reporter: after meeting with bi-partisan leaders friday, the president said no one will get 100-percent of what they want. he said if congress can't reach a deal. congress should allow a vote on a basic package that would preserve tax cuts for middle-class americans, >> i am optimistic that we can still pass a deal in both houses in time, mitch mcconnell, and harry reid are working on an agreement as we speak >> i have my confidence destroyed on other occasions and so i hope it is not on this occasion the timing, we have to do it now that is what the next 24 hours will be very important. >> we had a good meeting in the white house we are engaged in discussions with the majority, the leader and myself in hopes that we can come forward as early as sunday and have a recommendation that i c
, forgive me, i want to move on to one other subject, which is actually, has been holding up action a lot of people would say. senate faces a big moment on january 3rd, the first day, on whether to change the rules and make it harder for the minority to filibuster and block the majority and you both have been in the majority and both have been in the minority. senator reid is prepared to offer a plan which is called the nuclear option and would pass by a simple majority of 51 votes but a bipartisan group of senators has come up with a compromise that wouldn't change the rules as much but also wouldn't be the majority forcing the will on the minority. is there going to be filibuster reform senator feinstein, and what kind. >> at thursday's caucus we had a briefing. there are three groups of senators working on three different proposals for rules changes. it was put before the democrats for the first time, on thursday. and, we listened to it. i think there are some changes that can be made, on a bipartisan basis. i think that is where things are going, right now, to try to see what we can a
were on strike for weeks until they reached an agreement. >>> still ahead, critical day of action ahead of the fiscal cliff, rallies planned for today in the bay area to send a message to washington. >>> fallout from that radio station stunt that preceded the suicide of a british nurse. we'll hear from the deejays. >>> new information about what hostess did to their employees' pension accounts in the weeks before the company's liquidation. [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on, for two whole years. from at&t. [ female announcer ] a great price for a great triple-play bundle. [ male announcer ] call now. bundles with u-verse tv, internet and home phone start at $89 a month. now get the same great price for two years. [ female announcer ] switch today and get a total home dvr included, free for life. [ male announcer ] you get reliable, high speed internet o
final action on the bill today. governor rick snyder pledged to sign the legislation. back to you. >> elaine quijano thank you. >>> the president was in michigan to rally support for his plan to avoid the fiscal cliff and with just 21 days left until the deadline, a new gallup poll shows most americans want congress to compromise on spending and tax cuts. 70% say republicans and democratic leaders should make a deal now, up eight points since last week. major garrett is at the white house covering the fiscal talks. good morning. >> reporter: good morning and good morning to our viewers out west. one thing has been agreed upon in the fiscal cliff talks, not to discuss the details. many look at this bipartisan silence and see an encouraging sign but white house and congressional sources tell me that while the atmosphere around these talks is positive between the president and speaker john boehner, when it gets to the underlying details, progress is maddeningly slow. president obama telephoned senate majority leader harry reid monday while rob nabors huddled for a second day in a row
in the country's future. so you see these parallel actions. recognizing the opposition formally but at the same time labeling certain parts of it as, you know, terrorists. so that's an important distinction there. and all eyes are glued to whether chemical weapons will be used or not. >> as you can allude to, they're opening the door for that possibility down the road. but responsibly. >> and we should point out that the full interview with president obama and the first lady will air on friday on "20/20" and "nightline." a cool tradition that barbara gets to sit down in the white house during the holidays and talk to both. certainly no shortage of topics as 2012 winds down. >> but yet the platform is not like she gets extended time for it. "20/20" is still the same amount of time, even though topics are -- >> we'll be back. stay with us. >>> well, this is big. there's a potential breakthrough for millions of people suffering with depression. >> it's not a pill. it's actually an iv treatment and patients who tested it are showing remarkable progress. abc's chief health and medical editor dr. ric
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